Registered massage therapy can be beneficial for a variety of conditions and purposes. It is beneficial for post-athletic recovery, post-surgical recovery, for stress relief and relaxation, to relieve tight muscles and body areas, and for relief from chronic pains. A therapeutic massage can enhance your overall sense of wellbeing as well as your quality of life.
Massage therapy benefits people of all ages. While it benefits the injured, the ill and the stressed, the real strength of massage therapy lies in prevention. The physiologic effects of massage therapy include: Reduction in pain, improvement of joint mobility, improvement of circulation, improvement in immune function, increased lymphatic drainage, reduced depression and anxiety, reduced tension in muscles, increased body awareness.